A tradition in American TV is that cable networks often don’t fit their names over time. MTV – “music” television swore off music videos a long time ago. The “Lifetime” network shows mostly movies about rape, ruin and despair.
Is The Weather Channel next? For over a decade, TWC has been airing reality shows, comedy skits, tragic documentaries – pretty much anything they can think of that is NOT the weather.
But when President Donald Trump announced today that he is pulling the USA out of the Paris Climate Agreement, The Weather Channel turned into something else entirely – the Apocalypse Channel.
There is plenty of on-air doom and gloom. But nowhere was the company’s liberal agenda more apparent than on its website, where headlines ranged between Defcon 1 and a bad acid trip.
“What will happen to the Earth now?” reads one header on the front page.
Um, mostly likely China will continue to pollute the atmosphere at a far greater rate than America, despite pledging to stay involved in the mostly-crooked “agreement.”